Advance Guardian Heroes ships

The side-scrolling fighting game from developer Treasure brings beat-'em-up combat to the GBA. Exclusive screens inside.


Ubisoft shipped Advance Guardian Heroes for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance today. The sequel to the 1996 Sega Saturn title Guardian Heroes, the game continues the tale of the original and features a new story mode. "Ubisoft is excited to be reviving this legendary franchise," said Helene Juguet, Ubisoft's director of marketing.

Advance Guardian Heroes is a fast-paced 2D fighter with more than 20 playable characters, 160 moves, and cooperative and versus modes. In the story mode, gamers can play as Enn, a warrior with the power of fire; Ray, a warrior with the power of thunder; and Hyu, a warrior with the power of ice, as they try to defeat Kanon and uncover the Soul Sword to save Earth.

Aadvance Guardian Heroes is rated E and carries an MSRP of $29.99. More game information is available in GameSpot's in-depth preview.

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